Malcolm Channing Brent

Male4 March 1908–17 November 1949

Brief Life History of Malcolm Channing

Malcolm Channing Brent was born on 4 March 1908, in Alexandria, Monroe Township, Madison, Indiana, United States as the son of Robert Adair and Neve Rita deMadrill. He married Florence Betty Woodhouse in 1940. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 17 November 1949, in Mead Lake, Clark, Nevada, United States, at the age of 41, and was buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada, United States.

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Malcolm Channing Brent
Florence Betty Woodhouse
Marriage: 1940
Allegra Noy Brewer

Sources (6)

  • Malcolm Brent, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Malcolm Channing Brent, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
  • Malcolm Channing Brent, "Utah, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947"

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    World Events (8)

    1909 · The NAACP is formed

    Age 1

    Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

    1909 · The Cathedral of the Madeleine

    Age 1

    The Cathedral of the Madeleine is a Roman Catholic church that was completed in 1909 and currently serves as a cathedral for the Catholic community in Salt Lake City. It is the only cathedral in the U.S. under the patronage of St. Mary Magdalene.


    Age 12

    The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from East Brent in Somerset or South Brent in Devon, both named from Old English brente ‘steep place’, referring to the steep hills on which they stand. Compare Brents .

    History: Giles Brent came from Gloucestershire, England, to MD in 1638.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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